Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

ADT Has the 'Help Wanted' Sign Out

October 13, 2010

World's Largest Security Company Expands its Presence in Dallas - Ft. Worth DALLAS, Oct. 8 - Mergers are often bad news for employees of the acquired company as firms seek cost-saving synergies with large scale layoffs. But that's not how ADT Security Services approached the acquisition of its largest competitor... Read More

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Synopsys Acquires Optical Research Associates

October 13, 2010

Acquisition Extends Synopsys' Engineering Software Capability into Optical Design and Analysis MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 7 -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, has acquired Optical Research Associates (ORA®), a privately held... Read More

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Sonic Completes DivX Acquisition

October 13, 2010

Combination Will Accelerate Industry Transition to Online Video Delivery NOVATO, Calif., Oct. 8 - Sonic Solutions® (Nasdaq: SNIC) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of DivX, Inc., based in San Diego, California. The addition of DivX® brings widely deployed digital media technologies, an embedded... Read More

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MorphoSys Announces Acquisition of Sloning

October 12, 2010

Combination of Technologies Set to Increase Success Rates in Drug Development MorphoSys AG (FSE: MOR; Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) announced today the acquisition of the private German company Sloning BioTechnology GmbH, a biotechnology company developing new methods of synthetic biology. The transaction will... Read More

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MAG Acquiring Samputensili Gear Hobbing Product Line

October 12, 2010

Erlanger, KY October 11, 2010 - MAG, a leading manufacturing technology company, has acquired the gear hobbing and chamfering/deburring product line of Samputensili GmbH in Chemnitz, Germany, as part of a broader alliance between the two companies. Samputensili is a producer of gear and screw manufacturing... Read More

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Power-One Acquires Fat Spaniel Technologies, Expanding Power Management Capabilities for Renewable Energy Producers

October 12, 2010

CAMARILLO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2010 - Power-One, Inc.(Nasdaq:PWER), a leading provider of renewable energy and energy-efficient power conversion and power management solutions, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Fat Spaniel Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of lifecycle management software for... Read More

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Calnetix Power Solutions Acquired by GE

October 12, 2010

YORBA LINDA, Calif., Oct. 7 - Calnetix, Inc., a global leader in energy efficient high speed motor and generator technologies, components and systems, announced today that certain assets of its subsidiary Calnetix Power Solutions (CPS) have been acquired by GE (NYSE: GE). Recovering waste heat from industrial... Read More

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GE Continues Expansion of $40 Billion Energy Technology Portfolio with Aquisition of Dresser, Inc.

October 11, 2010

o Addition of High Technology Compression Gas Engines, Flow Technologies and Measurement and Distribution Solutions Expands GE Offerings for Global Energy Customers ATLANTA, GA. - October 6, 2010 - GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has signed a contract to acquire Dresser, Inc., a global energy infrastructure... Read More

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Robbins & Myers Signs Agreement to Acquire T-3

October 11, 2010

$422 Million Acquisition Creates Stronger Energy Platform for Global Growth; Expected to Be Accretive in First Full Year of Ownership DAYTON, Ohio and HOUSTON, Oct. 6 -- Robbins & Myers, Inc. (NYSE: RBN), a diversified industrial company supplying engineered equipment and systems for the global energy, industrial... Read More

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IDENTEC SOLUTIONS Takes Firm Hold of Marine & Intermodal Market with Acquisition of Sattel

October 11, 2010

LUSTENAU, Austria, October 6, 2010 -- IDENTEC SOLUTIONS, the global leader of active RFID and industrial wireless sensor networks, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Satellite Telemetry (Aust) Pty Ltd (Sattel) from container terminal operating group DP World. Previously a wholly-owned subsidiary of... Read More

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IBM Completes Acquisition of Unica Corporation

October 11, 2010

Expands IBM's Initiatives to Help Organizations Gain Customer Insight And Transform Marketing through Technology ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 6 - IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the closing of its acquisition of Unica Corporation. Through Unica, IBM is acquiring enterprise and cloud-based marketing software solutions that... Read More

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Mar Cor Purification Acquires Gambro's U.S. Water Business

October 11, 2010

... Water products will provide Mar Cor customer base with more options LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - October 7, 2010 - CANTEL MEDICAL CORP., through its Mar Cor Purification subsidiary, announced today that it had reached agreement with Gambro to acquire its U.S. medical water business to manufacture, sell and service all... Read More

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Omnicell Acquires Pandora Data Systems

October 8, 2010

Omnicell and Pandora Data Systems will Partner to Provide Best-in-Class Medication Analytics to Monitor for Drug Diversion and Enhance Regulatory Compliance MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 5 -- Omnicell, Inc., (Nasdaq: OMCL) a leading provider of medication management solutions to acute healthcare facilities, today... Read More

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CA Technologies Completes Arcot Systems Acquisition

October 8, 2010

ISLANDIA, N.Y., Oct. 5 -- CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) today announced it has completed the acquisition of privately-held Arcot Systems, Inc. for $200 million in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition of Arcot adds visionary technology for fraud prevention and advanced authentication to CA Technologies leading... Read More

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Visual Network Systems Partners with VADS to Deliver New Managed Network Visibility Services to Enterprises

October 8, 2010

New Managed Network Visibility Services to Utilize Visual Performance Manager for a Comprehensive View into Network Performance COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 4 -- Visual Network Systems, a leading provider of Enterprise Service Intelligence for IT organizations, and VADS Berhad (VADS), one of Malaysia's leading... Read More

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Thermadyne Holdings Corporation Agrees to Be Acquired by Irving Place Capital

October 8, 2010

Shareholders to receive $15.00 per share in cash; transaction valued at approximately $422 million ST. LOUIS, Oct. 5 -- Thermadyne Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq: THMD), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of metal cutting and welding products and accessories, today announced that it has entered into a... Read More

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Thomson Reuters Acquires Serengeti Law

October 8, 2010

Leading matter management system to expand Thomson Reuters suite of offerings to corporate legal departments worldwide EAGAN, Minn., Oct. 5 - Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that it has acquired Serengeti Law, the most widely... Read More

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Equifax Acquires Anakam

October 8, 2010

Combination Will Provide Industry-leading Portfolio of Online Identification and Authentication Solutions ATLANTA, Oct. 4 - Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) announced today it has acquired Anakam®, Inc., a leader in large-scale, software-based, multi-factor authentication solutions and recognized recently by Inc. magazine... Read More

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Epiq Systems Acquires Leading Bankruptcy Creditor Software Company

October 8, 2010

Kansas City, KS (October 4, 2010) - Epiq Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ), a leading global provider of technology solutions for the legal profession, announced today the acquisition of Jupiter eSources LLC effective October 1, 2010 for $60 million cash and an earn-out opportunity based on future revenue growth. The... Read More

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Central National-Gottesman Acquires Frank Parsons's Fine Paper Division

October 8, 2010

PURCHASE, N.Y., Oct. 5 - Central National-Gottesman Inc. (CNG) today announced that its Lindenmeyr Munroe division has acquired the assets and business of Frank Parsons's Fine Paper Division, one of the mid-Atlantic region's leading independent paper merchants. The purchase includes Frank Parsons's entire fine paper... Read More